Jean Lambert Rucki Sculpture 1937 ( Poland/France, 1888- 1967 )Seated man with his upraised hands holding a cubist style mask. He is seated on a shelf and between his legs a cat looking upward. Polychrome terracotta and mounted on mahogany board.
This sculpture combines several of his early styles of cubism, tribal art, and mystery. Born in Cracow and a naturalized citizen of France since 1932, he resided in Montparnasse and was a contemporary of the great masters of the 20th century- Modigliani, Braque, etc. Actual size 21.5" x 8.5" x 3.5" and shown free-floating on Board measuring 24" x 11".